The fallacies in this section have in common the practise of appealing to emotions or other psychological factors. In this way, they do not provide reasons for belief.
- Appeal to Consequence
Intimidation of the listener with a threat of undesirable consequences.
- Appeal to Force
Coercing agreement by forceful or threatening means.
- Appeal to Pity
Seeking agreement by means of sympathy.
- Argumentum Ad Populum
A proposition argued to be true because it is widely held to be so.
- Prejudicial Language
Value or moral goodness is attached to believing the author.